Editors. "Townshend becomes Secretary of State in a Whig ministry". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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Townshend becomes Secretary of State in a Whig ministry (39 words)
Historical Context Note
In Britain, the new King George I appoints Charles Townshend as Secretary of State, Northern Department. The Whig Ministry includes Robert Walpole, and the Earls of Sunderland, Orford and Halifax, while the Duke of Marlborough returns as military Commander-in-Chief.17161 Townshend becomes Secretary of State in a Whig ministry 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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